July 4th: Red, White and Boom Schedule and Times

2012 event times and locations

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Be prepared to wear comfortable shoes and have a great time at Red, White and Boom this year! The Midwest's largest firework display kicks off at 11 a.m. with games, food and vendors. Throughout the day there are kid activities, talent shows, culinary displays, live music and perfomances and of course - the big show. If you still got it in you, be sure to stick around after the fireworks because live music resumes after the fireworks until midnight!

Tuesday, July 3
10:00 a.m.
WNCI begins their live braodcast from BOOM! Central on Long Street east of Neil Ave.

11:00 a.m.
Vendor and concession sales begin on Civic Center Dr., Washington Blvd. and Long St.

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12:00 p.m.
Columbia Gas' Children's Park presented by Children's Hunger Alliance opens at the corner of Neil Ave. and Long St. Entertainment begins at Ford Dealers' Long St., Genoa Park and Bicentennial Stages.

2:00 p.m.
BOOM!'s Got Talent begins on Ford Dealers' Genoa Park Stage

3:00 p.m.
Taste of BOOM! featuring area restaurants opens. Entertainment begins on the 92.3 WCOL Taste of BOOM! Stage and on the 343 Front Street Plaza Stage

5:00 p.m.
NBC4 BOOM! Central opens. BOOM! Central is located on the corner of Civic Center Drive and Rich Street.

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6:00 p.m.
Ohio National Guard flyover. The AEP Independence Day parade begins on the corner of Town St. and Washington Blvd. Clippers' Baseball BOOM! IV begins at Huntington Park

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9:00 p.m.
NBC4 live broadcast begins.

10:00 p.m.
Fireworks begin.

10:30 p.m.
Entertainment resumes on Bicentennial Park Stage, Genoa Park Stage, Long St.
Stage and Taste of BOOM! Stage

Want to find a fireworks display in your community? Check our listing!